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A Paralegal's Guide to Pleadings, Motions, Discovery Requests and Briefs

  • 04/22/2020
  • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Audio Webinar

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Program Description

Filled with Checklists, Sample Documents and Case Studies

Drafting and preparing legal documents is a critical skill required by paralegals. Using boilerplates and editable forms will likely get the job done, but stepping outside of the template, gaining advanced document drafting abilities and understanding when (and how) to use them has the potential to make or break your attorney's case, reduce issues at trial and save your attorney and clients precious time and money. This comprehensive, engaging program will teach you, step by step, the key elements of drafting legal documents with real-world examples, sample papers and case studies. Register today!

  • Create clear, logical and persuasive documents.
  • Gain summary judgment motion know-how.
  • Get tips to ensure proper servicing and calendaring.
  • Create a pleading that properly identifies all causes of action relevant to the case.
  • Structure effective motions that are accurate, focused and persuasive.
  • Draft clear, concise briefs that make review as easy as possible for the judge.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will assist attendees in advancing their legal document drafting skills. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Technicians
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. Drafting Civil Pleadings: Sample Documents Included
  2. Drafting Motions: Sample Documents Included
  3. Drafting Discovery Requests and Responses
  4. Brief Writing Methods: Sample Documents Included
  5. Ethics
  6. Rules and Forms for Litigation Applications

Washington State Paralegal Association
1402 Lake Tapps Parkway SE
Ste. F104/PMB133
Auburn, WA. 98092



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